Jake Ballard Quotes
She’s perfect. But she’s not you.
Jake: Huck! You're one creepy bastard, you know that?
Olivia: This isn't happening again.
Jake: Yes it is.
Jake: You're working. You seem good.
Fitz: What? Did you think you'd find me drunk and playing Russian Roulette with the nuclear codes?
Olivia: Whatever you say about my father, you say it in front of me.
Jake: Okay. The plan is to find your father, and when I do, I'm going to look him in the eye and put a bullet in his head.
You just let a murderer out of prison, not for the good of the Republic, but because you wanted to. Because it personally served you and I don't see any impeachment hearings and I don't see a wedding ring on that finger. You are Rowan's greatest achievement. You have become exactly the woman he raised you to be. Power hungry, entitled, dangerous, and the beauty of it is you don't even know it.
How does someone as brilliant, as accomplished as you, not know what you are, who you are?
You know why you don't know about any plan? Because you are not a part of any plan. The plan already happened. The plan was Olivia Pope standing on that sidewalk and with one word obliterating any life she's ever known.
Olivia: I keep asking myself 'When did it happen? When did I turn right instead of left? What choice was it that decided? When exactly did I do the thing...the one step? What flap of the butterfly's wings brought me to this moment. How did I get here?' Because I can't seem to retrace my steps.
Olivia: I'm scared.
Jake: Look, at some point, you're going to have to leave this place, face the music. You wanted to be with him. You wanted to be with him so much that I--what's changed?
Olivia: What's changed?
Jake: How does a guy facing a murder charge even get bail?
Quinn: By being rich and white.
You are owed, Olivia. You want what's yours? Go and take it.